Benedetta Faedi Duramy
Professor of Law
Associate Dean of Faculty Scholarship
LAW 837AFamily Law
LAWU - 314Property Law
Research Interests & Areas of Specialization
- Children’s Rights
- Family Law
- Gender and the Law
- International Human Rights
- International Law
- LLB, University of Rome La Sapienza, Summa cum Laude
- LLM, London School of Economics and Political Sciences
- JSD, Stanford Law School
- MA, Political Science, University of Florence
- Editor, with Tali Gal. Child and Youth Participation in Decision-Making: Experiences from Developing Countries, special issue of 119 Children and Youth Services Review (2020).
- International Perspectives and Empirical Findings on Child Participation (with Tali Gal), (Oxford University Press, 2015).
- Gender and Violence in Haiti: Women’s Path from Victims to Agents, (Rutgers University Press, 2014). Read a review of this book here.
- Commentary on O’Neal v. Wilkes. ch. 5 in Feminist Judgments: Rewritten Trusts and Estates Opinions, ed. Deborah S. Gordon (Cambridge Univ. Press, 2020).
- Child Domestic Slavery in Haiti, ch. 5 in Caribbean Crime and Criminal Justice: Impacts of Post-Colonialism and Gender, ed. Katharina Joosen (Routledge, 2017).
- Catherine La Voisin: Poisons and Magic at the Royal Court of Louis XIV, ch.11 in Toxicology in the Middle Ages and Renaissance (Elsevier, 2017)
- Enhancing Capacities for Child Participation: Introduction (with Tali Gal) in International Perspectives and Empirical Findings on Child Participation: From Social Exclusion to Child-Inclusive Polices (Faedi Duramy & Tali Gal, eds.) (Oxford University Press: 2015).
- Children’s Participation in Haiti in International Perspectives and Empirical Findings on Child Participation: From Social Exclusion to Child-Inclusive Polices (Faedi Duramy & Tali Gal, eds.) (Oxford University Press: 2015).
- Community Property, in Social History of American Families: An Encyclopedia, (Lawrence Ganong & Marilyn Coleman eds.), (SAGE: 2013)
- Making Peace with the Past: Federal Republic of Germany’s Accountability for World War II Massacres before the Italian Supreme Court, in Untold Stories: Hidden Histories of War Crimes Trials, (Kevin Heller & Gerry Simpson eds.) (Oxford University Press: 2013).
- Property Distribution, in Cultural Sociology of Divorce: an Encyclopedia, (Robert E. Emery eds), (SAGE: 2013).
- Gender-based Violence, Help Seeking and Criminal Justice Recourse in Haiti, in Conflict-related sexual violence: International law, local responses, (Tonia St. Germain & Susan Dewey, eds.), (Kumarian Press/Stylus Publishing: 2012).
- What Have Women Got to do with Peace? A Gender Analysis of the Laws of War and Peacemaking, reprinted in Law and Outsiders: Norms,Processes and ‘Othering’ in the 21st Century, (Cian C. Murphy & Penny Green eds), (Oxford: Hart Publishing: 2011).
- Lucrezia Borgia, in Women Criminals: An Encyclopedia of People and Issues (Vickie Jensen, ed.) (Greenwood Publishing Group: 2012).
- Marie de Brinvilliers, in Women Criminals: An Encyclopedia of People and Issues (Vickie Jensen, ed.) (Greenwood Publishing Group: 2012).
- Franoise Athnas de Montespan, in Women Criminals: An Encyclopedia of People and Issues (Vickie Jensen, ed.) (Greenwood Publishing Group: 2012).
- Catherine Deshayes La Voisin, in Women Criminals: An Encyclopedia of People and Issues (Vickie Jensen, ed.) (Greenwood Publishing Group: 2012).
- Domestic Violence as Human Rights Violation: The Challenges of a Regional Human Rights Approach in Africa, in Domestic Violence and the Law in Colonial and Postcolonial Africa, (Richard Roberts, ed.), (Ohio University Press: 2010).
- Gender-based violence in and beyond Love, Anger and Madness, Nazione Indiana (2021)
- Where are our dead? Remembering Deborah Rhode, Limina, (2021).
- Understanding and Implementing Child Participation: Lessons from the Global South, 119 Children &Youth Svcs. Rev. (2020). With Tali Gal.
- #MeToo and the Pursuit of Women’s International Human Rights, 54 U.S.F.L. Rev. 215 (2020).
- Childhood Obesity and Positive Obligations: A Child Rights-Based Approach, 42 Seattle U.L.Rev. 87 (2018).
- Child Obesity, School Food Environments, and the Best Interest of the Child, 5 Canadian J. Children’s Rights 86 (2018).
- Review of The Trials of Laura Fair – Sex, Murder, and Insanity in the Victorian West by Carol Haber, in Law and History Review (2015).
- Judicial Developments in the Application of International Law to Domestic Violence, 21 Am. U. J. of Gender Soc. Pol’y, & L. 413 (2012).
- Women and Poisons in 17th Century France, 87 Chicago-Kent L. Rev. 347 (2012).
- Women in the Aftermath of the 2010 Haitian Earthquake, 25 Emory Int’l L. Rev. 1193 (2011).
- From Violence Against Women to Womens Violence in Haiti, 19 Columbia J. of Gender & L. 1029 (2010). This paper was awarded the 2009 Stanford Richard S. Goldsmith Writing Award in Dispute Resolution, and 2008 Marjorie Lozoff Graduate Essay Prize at the Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Gender Research, Stanford University.
- What Have Women Got to do with Peace? A Gender Analysis of the Laws of War and Peacemaking, 10 Georgetown J. of Gender & L. 37 (2009).
- Rape, Blue Jeans and Judicial Developments in Italy, 16 Columbia J. of European L.13 (2009).
- The Double Weakness of Girls: Discrimination and Sexual Violence in Haiti, 44 Stanford J. Int’l. L. 147 (2008). This paper was awarded the 2007 Carl Mason Franklin Prize in International Law at Stanford Law School for the most outstanding paper in International Law.
Honors & Awards
- Recipient of the 2012 Jesse W. Carter Award for Faculty Scholarship at Golden Gate University School of Law.
- Gerald J. Lieberman Fellowship, Stanford University (awarded twice)
- O’Bie Shultz Completion Dissertation Fellowship, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Stanford University
- VPGE Diversity Dissertation Research grant
- Graduate Dissertation Fellowship, Michelle Clayman Institute for Gender Research, Stanford University
- O’Bie Shultz Dissertation Research Travel Grant, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Stanford University
- Richard Goldsmith Research Fellowship, Stanford Center on International Conflict and Negotiation, Stanford University
- JSD Dissertation Research Grant, Stanford Law School
- International Studies Association Travel Grant
- Arthur C. Helton Fellowship, American Society of International Law
- Stanford Center on International Conflict and Negotiation Fellowship, Stanford University
- Stanford Law School Scholarship, Stanford University
- The Class of 2002 Fellowship in Conflict Resolution, Stanford University